IDB Approves Additional $1.8 Billion for Sustainable Development, Integration in LAC

December 08, 2021
Resources approved this week will promote sustainability and inclusion policies and programs in Barbados, Brazil and the Dominican Republic, as well as economic integration among the River Plate Basin countries. More than 70% of approved resources, or $1.3 billion, were assigned to Brazil. The IDB will release its total 2021 loan and operations amounts by December 17. The Board of Directors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved five operations this week, to
2021-12-08

Haiti to Improve the Food Security of Rural Households with IDB's Support

December 02, 2021
The IDB approved $60 million of non-reimbursable financing to contribute to the rural productivity and connectivity The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved $60 million of non-reimbursable financing to improve the food security of rural households, including farmers, fishers, seafood merchants, and rural workers of Haiti, by promoting rural productivity and connectivity to rural markets.
2021-12-02

IDB Lab Participates in a Pioneering Fund to Help Finance Climate Change Adaptation

November 08, 2021
The first regional microfinance loan fund for climate change adaptation will go to rural areas of Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, and Central American countries. IDB Lab, the innovation laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), has participated in the creation of a pioneering fund to provide microfinance loans for climate change adaptation to small farmers in Latin America.
2021-11-08

IDB Launches Plan of Action to Fully Align Operations with Paris Agreement by 2023

November 01, 2021
Alignment will help 26 borrowing member countries meet their own commitments to combat climate change  Glasgow – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today announced that its loans and projects will be fully aligned with the Paris climate agreement by 2023.
2021-11-01

IDB Lab and Microsoft Launch Event Focused on Innovative Entrepreneurship

October 12, 2021
The first edition of IDB Lab Forum will be held from October 26 to 28 with the objective to promote innovation for inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Inter-American Development Bank, through its innovation laboratory, IDB Lab, and in collaboration with IDB Invest, launch IDB Lab Forum, a high-level, global event with regional reach that puts innovative entrepreneurship at the center, highlighting how technology, digital solutions and new business models are improving lives in Latin America and the Caribbean.
2021-10-12

IDB Backs $41 Million Program to Help Farmers, Boost Food Security in Panama

August 03, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $41 million program to improve food security and help farmers in Panama. The initiative aims to help farmers increase profitability while ensuring that their farms are more environmentally sustainable and resilient to climate change, pests, disease, and market fluctuations. The program will help almost 11,000 farmers directly and indirectly, while also benefitting related people and industries and younger people living in the countryside.
2021-08-03

IDB Group holds forum on sustainable recovery in advance of UN conferences

June 23, 2021
Media Advisory • "One Region, One Commitment"virtual summit will bring together officials from the region to showcase progress in climate and biodiversity policies on the road to COP15 and COP26 • Innovative financial projects and mechanisms that are driving transformations towards net-zero-emission and resilient economies to be presented The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will hold the One Region, One Commitment
2021-06-23

IDB study shows key role of finance and planning in climate change

May 11, 2021
A whole-of-government approach beyond environmental ministries would boost a more sustainable recovery from the pandemic in the region, new report shows Report launch: May, 11th, 4-5:30 pm EDT.
2021-05-11

With IDB support, Banco do Brasil qualifies for sustainable bonds market

March 22, 2021
Banco do Brasil, Latin America’s largest financial institution, completed its preparations to enter the market for sustainable bonds and has counted, for that, with the support of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The objective is to seek the synergy between BB's experience in financing sustainability and the growing international and national appetite for investments that, in addition to financial return, generate social and environmental benefits.
2021-03-22

IDB and IDB Invest Gain Board Support on Vision 2025 and Path Toward Capitalization

March 21, 2021
IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone details “Vision 2025,” as Bank’s agenda focuses on recovery and sustainable growth for region at first Annual Meeting in two years.  Board of Governors approves resolution on recapitalization discussions, supports “Vision 2025.” BARRANQUILLA, Colombia – The Inter-American Development Bank's Board of Governors approved a resolution authorizing the analytic work required to consider a potential capital increase, and overwhelmingly supported the IDB’s “
2021-03-21